Fukusa
Fukusa
Fukusa

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Fukusa
mid-18th c

Fukusa were easily obtainable 15 years ago, but these days I hardly ever see one. Fukusa The Shojiro Nomura Fukusa Collection of Mills College, Oakland, California, USA

Description

the indigo silk satin ground finely embroidered with a scene of straw shelters with ovens, brushwood amongst pines and hills and mountains covered with trees and flowers, beside the sea with small boats with terracotta sails, all in shades of bronze, green, terracotta, brown and ivory silks, with lines of gold wrapped silk couching, lined with orange silk, 27 x 25 1/2 in; 70 x 65 cm.,

Condition

There is a small darkish mark to the lower left hand side. The backing is discoloured in patches.

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